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The Life of Hope.

By: Quarrington, Paul.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday Canada.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25414

ISBN: 0385184220

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 258 pp. Blue cloth over boards with white lettering on the spine. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. Signed and dated (Nov. 14, '95) by the author on the title page. This is Quarrington's, a one time member of the band "Joe Hall and the Continental Drift", third novel. The book shows mild wear to the top fore corners and the spine tips. The unclipped dust jacket shows mild wear to the spine tips.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Invention of Poetry.

By: Quarrington, Paul.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Summerhill Press.: 1990

Seller ID: 25443

ISBN: 0929091310

Condition: Fine


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 87 - (9) pp. Black and white frontis photogrpah from the Canadian Stage Company / CitadelTheatre production of 1989. One of the "Summerhill Season" series of plays as published by Summerhill Press. View more info

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His Majesty's Yankees

By: Raddall, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., McClelland & Stewart Limited.: 1942

Seller ID: 26034

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 409 pp. Brown boards with silver spine lettering and decoration and a small decoration on front cover, mapped endpapers, text block head stained brown as issued. Shelf wear on lower board edges, light soiling on text block bottom; a clean, sturdy volume. Dust jacket light soiled, sunned spine, light edgewear. View more info

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The Pied Piper of Dipper Creek and Other Tales.

By: Raddall, Thomas H.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart Ltd.: 1943

Seller ID: 29056

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; vii - 332 pp. Red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. Two page foreword by John Buchan (aka Lord Tweedsmuir). Loosely laid in is a newspaper clipping, Buchan's obituary from the Globe and Mail of April 7, 1994. Minor wear to the spine tips, previous owner's name on the front free end paper, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The unclipped dust jacket is worn on the edges, the spine is faded and there is general... View more info

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He Will Return.

By: Reynolds, Helen Dickson.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press.: 1959

Seller ID: 18343

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 256 pp. A work of fiction by Reynolds, a resident of western Canada and the author of a number of other novels. Brown paper-covered boards with red spine lettering. Former owner's name neatly written on front free endpaper, otherwise, a tight and clean volume. Dust jacket has some light edgewear and a bit of foxing on the verso side. View more info

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Lines on the Water: A Fisherman's Life on the Miramichi.

By: Richard, David Adams.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday Canada.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25304

ISBN: 0385256965

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 240 pp. Light beige paper over boards with copper gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and first printing as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the title page. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper, quite neatly, and the spine tips of both the book and the unclipped dust jacket show some mild wear. The jacket also has a closed tear (2 cm) on the head edge of the front near the spine ; Signed by Author View more info

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Evening Snow Will Bring Such Peace.

By: Richards, David Adams.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland & Stewart.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24966

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 226 pp. Textured black paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed and dated (June 24/91) by the author on the title page. Both the book and the unclipped jacket have a minor bump on the front of the spine crown, otherwise 'tis clean and tight.; Signed by Author View more info

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River of the Brokenhearted.

By: Richards, David Adams.

Price: $16.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Doubleday Canada.: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25444

ISBN: 0385658877

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 16 cm.; 381 pp. Dark gray cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First edition and printing as per the copyright page. The story begins with a quote from Thomas Merton's Seven Story Mountain and gives a sense of what this masterful story is about. "Because of their enmity you will be left alone. They will cast you out and forsake you." Oh yes, the dust jacket is unclipped and David has signed and dated the book on the title page. ; ... View more info

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Nights Below Station Street.

By: Richards, David Adams.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25662

ISBN: 0771074603

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 225 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. First edition as per the copyright page. The dust jacket is unclipped. ; Signed by Author View more info

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No Small Tempest.

By: Richardson, Evelyn M.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Ryerson Press.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31426

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 14 cm.; 229 pp. Sequel to Richardson's award-wining novel, "Desired Haven". She wrote only these two novels but many memoirs, winning the Governor General's Award for Non-fiction in 1945. Richardson (1902-1976) and her husband maintained a lighthouse near Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia for 35 years where she spent her winters writing. This novel is a tale of nineteenth century fishermen and their lives. Orange cloth-covered boards, minor soiling on text block fore-... View more info

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St. Urbain's Horseman.

By: Richler, Mordecai.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., McClelland and Stewart.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26065

ISBN: 0771074847

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (10) - 467 pp. Dark green cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. Signed by the author on the recto of the first blank page. The book shows light wear to the spine tips and has a scuff mark on the head margin of the back board. The head margins of the front free end paper and the following two leaves have a semi-circular stain (resembles a grease spot) that is largest on the end paper and fade... View more info

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One Happy Moment.

By: Riley, Louise.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Copp Clark Co. Limited.: 1951

Seller ID: 31863

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 212 pp. Louise Riley was a well-loved children's librarian and now has a library branch named for her in Calgary, Alberta. She wrote two childrens books and this one adult novel. It is set in the mountains between Lake Louise and Lake O'Hara in Alberta and is the story of a librarian who seeks respite in the mountains. Cloth-covered boards have some soiling; text is clean and binding sturdy. Dust jacket is stained and chipped. View more info

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L'Amiral et le facteur ou comment l'Amérique ne fut pas découverte.

By: Ringuet. (Philippe Paneton).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., Librairie Andre Dussault.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30880

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; 206 - (2) pp. The original soft cover edition has been rebound in a half-bound style with tan leather on the spine and fore corners and a textured paper on the boards. Gilt lettering on a 5 panel spine. The paper has a faux "alligator-leather" look to it and was originally green (the back is still mostly green) while the front has faded to a tan colour. Signed and dated with an inscription by the author on the front free end paper. Archival tape or pa... View more info

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The Day Burt Lancaster Died.

By: Ritchie, Ron M.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario., General Store Publishing.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29052

ISBN: 1897508174

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (6) - 232 - (2) pp. From the back cover: ". . . is about hope and despair, sin and atonement. And it is about the darkness of the human spirit and the grandeur of the human heart." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Day Burt Lancaster Died.

By: Ritchie, Ron M.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario., General Store Publishing.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29196

ISBN: 1897508174

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; (6) - 232 - (2) pp. From the back cover: ". . . is about hope and despair, sin and atonement. And it is about the darkness of the human spirit and the grandeur of the human heart." An as-new and unused book. View more info

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How I Saved the Province.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lantzville, BC., Oolichan Books.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24141

ISBN: 0889820899

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 132 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. The covers show a small bit of edge wear, else very clean and tight. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Love Parlour; Stories.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Oberon Press.: 1977

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24142

ISBN: 0887502326

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 157 pp. A collection of previously published stories with the selection made by John Metcalf and this is the first soft cover edition. Signed by the author on the illustrated title page. Aside from that, the book appears to have never been used.; Signed by Author View more info

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Sing Me No Love Songs, I'll Say You No Prayers. Selected Stories.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Ecco Press.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24143

ISBN: 0880010363

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; x - 290 pp. Beige paper on boards with blue cloth and gilt lettering on spine. First edition and so stated on the copyright page. The book has mild shelf wear to the board edges and spine tips and a stamped GP on the text block head edge. Signed by the author on the title page. The unclipped dust jacket is moderatley worn on the edges and that mostly on the spine tips and the tail edge of the front panel.; Signed by Author View more info

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A Bolt of White Cloth.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario., Stoddart / General Publishing.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24144

ISBN: 0773750118

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 176 pp. A collection of short fiction pieces. Signed by the author on the title page. The externals show a trace of shelf wear to the cover edges.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Birth Control King of the Upper Volta.

By: Rooke, Leon.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Downsview, Ontario., ECW Press.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24145

ISBN: 0920802486

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 148 pp. A collection of eight stories. Signed by the author on the title page. "Compliments of" stamp on the half title page and the previous owner's name stamed on the inside of the front cover. The externals show mild to moderate wear and there are two reading creases in the spine. The interior is otherwise clean and the binding is solid.; Signed by Author View more info